Attorney-Sally-HoelelSally A. Hoelzel joined Pruitt Law Offices S.C. in January 2015, specializing in family law, criminal and traffic defense, guardianships and real estate matters. She earned her Bachelor of Science and law degrees from University of Wisconsin in 1984 and 1987, respectively. She began practicing law in Racine in 1988 as an assistant state public defender. After eight years there, Sally opened her own private practice focusing on family law and criminal defense. She has provided guardian ad litem services to Racine County for over 20 years. After 19 years as sole practitioner, she joined Pruitt Law Offices, S.C. Sally is a member of the State Bar of WI and the Racine County Bar Association, having served as RCBA President from 2008-2009. She received the RCBA Community Volunteer Award in 2010. Her many volunteer positions include tutoring students for the United Way Schools of Hope and serving as a judge for high school and law school mock trials.

Legal Philosophy: Sally believes an attorney’s main role is that of a problem solver. Whatever your problem, her goal is to determine the possible solutions and then work toward the one that is best for you. To that end, she has recently added divorce mediation to her practice.

Personal: As the parent of an adopted child, Sally is particularly interested in helping with the issues faced by non-traditional families. She is always willing to assist by providing information to parent groups, schools, church groups and other organizations.